William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

Current Exhibits

Nic Lim Wizard of Oz Redesign Key Scene

Key Frames: A Celebration of Animation & Production Art

On view Nov. 8, 2019 – Jan. 9, 2020. Celebrating the many artists of animated productions, this exhibit allows visitors to take a walk through the entire production process, from the earliest… Read More


Upcoming Exhibits

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Meleko Mokgosi: Acts of Resistance

On view January 22, 2020 - April 9, 2020. This collection of artwork by Meleko Mokgosi examines formal and informal forms of resistance, both unconscious and conscious.… Read More


Past Exhibits

Explore the Eternal Kiln Fire Legend: Chinese Jun Porcelain
An exhibition of Jun porcelain ceramics, a rare ceramic ware from the Song Dynasty, now under government protection as a state-level intangible cultural heritage. The works in this exhibition were generously loaned by Song Royal Kiln.

Multiple Ones: Contemporary Perspectives in Printmedia
On view Aug. 22–Oct. 23, 2019. In this exhibit, 20 contemporary printmaking artists redefine the genre with astonishing pieces and immersive installations.

The Last Breath: Art of Qiang Zhang
Chinese artist Qiang Zhang uses our understanding of, and sympathy for, animals to express what non-visible, internal struggles for humans can look and feel like.

Lucca Drake Aparicio Memorial Exhibit
On view Oct. 26-Nov. 2, 2019. Lucca Drake Aparicio was a local student and astonishingly prolific young artist who passed away this year. This exhibit offers family, friends, and the community the opportunity to view Lucca’s work and share memories of the young artist.

Pathos Along a Contemporary Frontier: Border Paintings by Rigoberto Alonso Gonzalez 
Provocative and disturbing paintings of life and violence in the Rio Grande Valley. They encourage the viewer to reorient their sense of the cultural center and reimagine implications from the perspective of those living along the US/Mexico border.

Natural Conditions
Cal Lutheran presents a compilation of student work from the Art Department of the graduating class of 2019, where each artist contributes their unique perspective of the environment around them. Featuring artists Quinn Rosenblatt, Donaldo Lopez, Breann Carlucci, Johannah Peterson, Hallie Maxwell, and Michelle Handal.

Traces: Revealing Secrets in Art and History
This exhibit offers a behind-the-scenes look at the procedures and techniques art "detectives" use to investigate what secrets artworks hold

Mapping Meaning: Adventures in Cartography
This exhibit presents a variety of beautiful maps and ways of reading them, combined with objects from the times they were created, dating from the 16th century to today

In Situ: Works from the William Rolland Collection
In this exhibit, we reimagine the William Rolland Collection through the lens of placing its objects in space and time.

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